11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

11 days in Southern Italy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Southern Italy trip planner

Plan created by another user.Make it yours

Route & dates

1
Naples
— 4 nights
2
Capri, Island of Capri
— 2 nights
3
Forio, Isola d'Ischia
— 2 nights
4
Matera
— 2 nights

4
nights
Naples

Naples ©
Naples is the capital of the Italian region Campania and the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan. Explore hidden gems such as Gesu Nuovo Church and Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pompeii Archaeological Park and Duomo di Napoli. Go for a jaunt from Naples to Ottaviano to see Vesuvio National Park about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Cimitero delle Fontanelle, see the interesting displays at Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, brush up on your military savvy at Galleria Borbonica, and admire the masterpieces at Museo Cappella Sansevero.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Naples trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Baden-Baden, Germany to Naples is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also take a train; or drive. In April, Naples is a bit warmer than Baden-Baden - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can catch the ferry to Capri.

Things to do in Naples

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Pompeii Archaeological Park, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano, Vesuvio National Park
Find places to stay Apr 12 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Cimitero delle Fontanelle ©
Cimitero delle Fontanelle
Gesu Nuovo Church ©
Gesu Nuovo Church

2
nights
Capri, Island of Capri

Capri ©
The island of Capri encompasses all the magical allure of the Mediterranean--dramatic blue waters, lush mountainous landscape, and picturesque island villages.
Get some cultural insight at Villa San Michele and Santa Maria a Cetrella. Explore hidden gems such as Monte Solaro and Via Krupp. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa San Michele, see the interesting displays at La Bottega dell'Arte di Sergio Rubino, tour the pleasant surroundings at I Faraglioni, and kick back and relax at Marina Piccola.

To plan Capri vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by ferry from Naples to Capri takes 1.5 hours. April in Capri sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Forio.

Things to do in Capri

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anacapri, Capri Sea Service
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Monte Solaro ©
Monte Solaro
Villa San Michele ©
Villa San Michele
Marina Grande Public Beach ©
Marina Grande Public Beach

2
nights
Forio, Isola d'Ischia

Forio ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Chiesa del Soccorso, thenwitness a stunning natural landmark at Baia di Sorgeto, and then steep yourself in history at Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: choose your vessel at West Coast Ischia - Boat Rental.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Forio road trip planning app.

Getting from Capri to Forio by ferry takes about 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Forio are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Matera.

Things to do in Forio

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana), Baia di Sorgeto
Find places to stay Apr 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
West Coast Ischia - Boat Rental ©
West Coast Ischia - Boat Rental
Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana) ©
Sant'Angelo (Serrara Fontana)

2
nights
Matera

Matera ©
Famous for its resemblance to the ancient settlements of Jerusalem and Cappadocia, Matera remains one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make a trip to Palombaro Lungo, view the masterpieces at Massimo Casiello - Tornitura Artistica del Legno, pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Santa Maria de Idris, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Sassi di Matera, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Cattedrale di Matera, and finally delve into the distant past at Cripta del Peccato Originale. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Casa Noha, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Casa Grotta di Vico Solitario, and then steep yourself in history at Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Matera sightseeing tool.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Forio to Matera in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and train; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Forio in April, Matera is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Matera

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Church of Santa Maria de Idris ©
Church of Santa Maria de Idris
Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera ©
Parco delle Chiese Rupestri di Matera
Cripta del Peccato Originale ©
Cripta del Peccato Originale

Similar Plans

12 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM ISRAEL August, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, hidden gems Preferences: August, kids, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: August, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 15 days in Denmark, Amsterdam & Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 14 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: March, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Southern Italy BY A USER FROM THAILAND November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 12 days in Sicily & Southern Italy BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans